Aditya Kumar

Aditya Kumar  is the Executive Director at Development Action Group. Previously, Adi worked as the Deputy Director at Community Organisation Resource Centre. Over the last fifteen years, he has worked on post disaster, post conflict and informal settlement upgrading across the world. His practice focuses on intersectoral partnerships, strengthening community action and housing policy.




Did Cyril Ramaphosa win it for the ANC?


That Ramaphosa won the elections for the ANC is an indisputable fact; a fact that is grudgingly rejected by people like Magashule and the Zuma faction. What makes this victory for Ramaphosa so remarkable was that, unlike his predecessor, Ramaphosa fought a very lonely battle, without the full backing of the NEC. In this election, […]

Lindiwe Sisulu’s resilience for justice in Palestine remains firms


One of the worst feelings that any parent can experience is the sense of helplessness when their child is in need of help and they cannot do anything about the situation. When circumstances are out of their control and their child is yearning to be guided, helped and rescued, a parent will feel a gnawing […]

It’s time to profit from your own purpose


“Purpose, by its nature, transcends making money,” said MIT professors Julian Birkinshaw, Nicolai J. Foss and Siegwart Lindenberg. Have you ever dreamed of getting paid to do something that you love and are the most passionate about? It’s likely that you have at some point, but life somehow got in the way and you diverted down a career […]


Visual storytelling is a powerful learning tool

Visual storytelling is fundamental to the human experience, and one of our oldest forms of expression. From using fire to animate cave art, to...


What happened to the Socialist Revolutionary Workers’ Party?

There must be no doubt whatsoever that the dismal performance of the Socialist Revolutionary Workers’ Party (SRWP) in the recent elections was a nasty...


Book review: Breaking A Rainbow, Building A Nation

‘Breaking A Rainbow, Building A Nation’ is a first-hand account of the university protests known as #FeesMustFall that gripped South Africa between 2015 and...